Terminology Changes - 2023.2 English

Vitis Unified Software Platform Documentation: Application Acceleration Development (UG1393)

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The top-level System project has several components such as the Application component that stores the host or ELF application, HLS component that defines the PL kernels, and the AI Engine component that defines the graph. The HLS components and AI Engine components can be grouped into binary containers and linked with a hardware link, similar to the existing Vitis IDE flow.

Following table provides a brief comparison of the concepts and terminology.

Table 1. Concepts and Terminology Comparison
New Vitis IDE Classic Vitis IDE
Workspace Workspace
System project System project
Application component Host application
HLS component PL kernel application
AI Engine Component AI Engine design